Birch seed scales are currently falling in the garden thanks to the feeding of siskins (grønnsisik)….
Added videos of a siskin feeding on fallen birch seed next to the entrance to the garden…this one allowed me to stand only 2m away and film:
…and above the siskins were feeding in the birch trees
…joined briefly by a Robin
…and showing the proximity to the road
This weekend, I have a film crew in the garden (more later) and a multi-species salad was of course on the agenda. We made this last night and it was served wild salmon that they had brought with them!! The resultant feast can be seen below! Apart from Begonia flowers, Stevia and Cuban oregano, everything is harvested outdoors and almost all are cold hardy perennials! A salad totally free of tomatoes and cucumber!